Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of D90 vs D7200

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

Nikon D90
9.1
D7200
10.0
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

Nikon D90
6.9
D7200
8.8
Focus lag, cross type focus points and focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Nikon D90
8.7
D7200
8.8
Focus lag, continuous shooting and Startup delay

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Nikon D90
9.5
D7200
9.2
Reviews from 1001noisycameras.com, nikonrumors.com, techradar.com, reviews.cnet.com and 3 more

Camera Rocket Score

Image Quality, Focusing, Responsiveness and Reviews

Nikon D90
9.0
D7200
9.3

Winner
Nikon D7200 

Camera Rocket recommends the Nikon D7200  based on its image quality, focusing and responsiveness.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Nikon D90 vs D7200

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Nikon D90
977 ISO
D7200
1,333 ISO

Focus lag Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon D90
208 ms
D7200
173 ms

Shutter lag Delay to take a photo when prefocused

Nikon D90
67 ms
D7200
54 ms

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

Nikon D90
300 ms
D7200
400 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon D90
4.5 fps
D7200
6 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Nikon D90
850 photos
D7200
1,110 photos

Features Key features of the Nikon D90  vs D7200 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Nikon D90
12.2 MP
D7200
24 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Nikon D90
6,400 ISO
D7200
102,400 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

D7200
3.2"

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Nikon D90
0.63x
D7200
0.61x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Nikon D90
30.5 microns
D7200
15.3 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Nikon D90  vs
D7200 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 12.2 MP 24 MP
Resolution 4288 x 2848 6000 x 4000
Size APS-C APS-C
Area 23.6 x 15.8 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.5x
Pixel size 30.5 microns 15.3 microns
Light sensitivity 200 ISO to 3,200 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 3,200 ISO to 6,400 ISO Unknown to 102,400 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 11 51
Cross type focus points 1 15
Supports continuous No Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 132 x 103 x 77 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Thickness 77 mm 76 mm
Weight 703 g 675 g
Is weather sealed No Yes

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR No Yes
Automatic panorama No No
Create realistic 3D images No No
Image stabilization

video

Nikon D90  vs
D7200 
Video 1280 x 720 @ 24 fps (AVI, MJPEG) 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
Autofocus while shooting video Manual Contrast detection
Autofocus type N/A Contrast detection

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3.2"
Resolution 930 k dots 1,228 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentaprism Pentaprism
Coverage 96% 100%
Magnification 0.96x 0.94x
Viewfinder size 0.63x 0.61x

performance

Max continuous shooting 4.5 fps 6 fps
Battery life 850 1,110
Continuous shooting
4.5 fps, JPEG
6 fps
Focus lag 208 ms 173 ms
Shutter lag 67 ms 54 ms
Startup delay 300 ms 400 ms
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